Alessandro Striggio, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alessandro Striggio

Italian composer

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1540

Place of Birth: Mantua, Lombardy

Date of Death: 29-Feb-1592

Profession: composer, librettist

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Alessandro Striggio

  • Alessandro Striggio (c.
  • 1536/1537 – 29 February 1592) was an Italian composer, instrumentalist and diplomat of the Renaissance.
  • He composed numerous madrigals as well as dramatic music, and by combining the two, became the inventor of madrigal comedy.
  • His son, also named Alessandro Striggio, wrote the libretto for Monteverdi's Orfeo.

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